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Lauro Cavazos: A Life In Education

Video by Jeff Ramazani and Lacey Nobles

October 5, 2016

Lauro Cavazos

(VIDEO) From humble beginnings in South Texas, to becoming the first alumnus and Hispanic to helm Texas Tech University, to being the first Hispanic cabinet member, education has always played a major role in Lauro Cavazos’ life.

In his latest book, 'A Kineño's Journey', Cavazos recounts his parents' stress on education that helped his journey from the King Ranch to Capitol Hill.


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